The home of a retired police officer was burglarized for the second time in a month. Investigators believe the same people were behind both crimes. This time, the homeowner caught the suspects on surveillance video.
Surveillance cameras at the home of a retired police officer catch two burglary suspects who stole several police badges and reportedly a live grenade
Police are looking for two suspects who burglarized a home in Lawrence late Friday night. The homeowners surveillance cameras captured several images of the suspects.
Two suspects burglarized the home of a retired police officer in Lawrence late Friday night. They took several guns and a grenade which is reportedly live.
Suspect in burglary on Kenyon Dr. in Lawrence
LAWRENCE, Ind. -- Two burglary suspects took guns, possibly a live grenade and three police badges from the home of a retired police officer in Lawrence late Friday night.
Lawrence police say the homeowner was not there when the suspects broke into the home on Kenyon Rd. near E. 46th St. and N. Shadeland Avenue around 11:30 p.m.
Some guns were taken and the family says possibly a live Vietnam-era grenade. Lawrence police are uncertain if the grenade is live but they are treating it as if it was out of an abundance of caution.
The three badges taken were for the Marion Co. Sheriff's Office, Southport police and Whitestown police.
During another burglary at the home on October 12, an AR-15 rifle was taken.
Police say they believe the incidents are related and were committed by the same suspects.
After the first burglary, the homeowner installed surveillance cameras.
Here is one of the videos of the suspects from Friday's burglary.
If you have any information about these burglaries, contact Lawrence police or crime stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS.
Lawrence police also want to remind you that law enforcement officer will always have a photo ID with them in addition to their badge.
If you ever have concerns, you can call police to confirm a badge number or have them come out to check out the situation.
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